Spanish Language House and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures present local dance instructor Susan Zaglin who will speak about the history and cultural significance of three Latin dances – salsa, merengue and bachata – before demonstrating each one. Attendees will have the opportunity to practice these dances.
Zaglin has a B.A. from Winthrop with a major in history and a minor in dance. She has been teaching and hosting Latin dancing since she founded the organization Salsa Greenville, Inc. in October of 2005. Through her continued role as director, Zaglin has been instrumental in spreading the popularity of salsa dancing throughout the Greenville area. Read more about Zaglin in this Greenville News article.
Zaglin is licensed with the state of South Caroline and is a certified “Red/Black” BBS salsa instructor, a level one certified Kizomba instructor, and a Tito and Tamara certified instructor. She has taught salsa and other Latin dances for the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and for the following universities: Anderson, Clemson, Tri-County, Presbyterian, Newberry, Greenville Tech and Wofford.